Motorola announced the launch of the Moto X Play smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the Motorola Moto X Play phone with 5.5 inch display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.
The Moto X Play was launched with Android OS v5.1.1 (Lollipop) pre-installed. The IPS display of this phone provides wide viewing angles, accurate color reproduction, better contrast and black levels, fast response times, and consistent image quality. This phone has only one rear-camera (21 MP, 5248 x 3936 px, autofocus) on its back for photos and videos. Some smartphones with multi-camera setups offer specialized features like macro photography, low-light capabilities, or advanced image stabilization. The front camera of Moto X Play gives you the freedom to capture moments with yourself or your friends and family easily.
Motorola Moto X Play specifications
|Name||Moto X Play|
|Dimensions||5.83 x 2.95 x 0.43 inch|
|SIM type||Nano SIM|
The weight of the Motorola Moto X Play is 5.96 oz. It is still considered to be relatively lightweight and portable. The dimensions of this Motorola smartphone are average (5.83 x 2.95 x 0.43 inch). For some people, larger smartphones are more comfortable to hold and easier to use, as they provide a larger display for watching videos, browsing the web, and using apps. A Nano SIM is a chipcard that is used in smartphones as a subscriber identity module (SIM). Nano SIM is the smallest SIM card size available and is currently the most widely used SIM card size in newer devices.
|OS version||Android OS v5.1.1 (Lollipop)|
|SoC||Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939|
|CPU||Octa-core, Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53|
The Motorola Moto X Play comes with Android OS v5.1.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Google regularly releases new versions of Android with new features, improvements, and security updates. The Moto X Play utilizes Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 chipset. This octa-core CPU consists: Octa-core, Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53. These eight cores make the work speed fast enough.
The Motorola Moto X Play comes with Adreno 405 Graphics Processing Unit. The GPU is optimized for parallel processing and complex mathematical operations required for rendering and manipulating graphics. Adreno GPUs are widely used in smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. These GPUs are known for their strong performance, power efficiency, and advanced graphics capabilities.
|Screen size||5.5 inch|
|Resolution||1080 x 1920 px|
This smartphone comes with an IPS display. IPS is known for its ability to provide wide viewing angles and accurate color reproduction. IPS panels have become more energy-efficient over time, allowing for longer battery life in portable devices. The 5.5 inch display make this smartphone pocket-friendly. The display size represents the diagonal distance from one corner of the screen to the opposite corner. Text will be easier to read, and videos will be more immersive on a larger display. This smartphone is multitouch capable. Multitouch is a feature in smartphones that allows for the detection and tracking of multiple touch points on the screen simultaneously. It enables users to interact with the device using more than one finger or touch input at the same time.
|Internal storage||16 GB|
|Memory card slot||microSD|
With 2 GB of RAM, a smartphone can run multiple apps simultaneously without experiencing any significant lag or slow performance. The amount of RAM needed for optimal performance depends on factors such as the operating system, the apps and services you use, and how you use your device. If you primarily use your smartphone for basic tasks like calling, texting, and browsing the web, 32GB may be sufficient for your needs. The Moto X Play has only 16 GB of internal storage. The internal storage of the Moto X Play (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card. MicroSD cards are popular because they're small, lightweight, and easy to use.
|Main camera||21 MP, 5248 x 3936 px, autofocus|
|Selfie camera||5 MP|
This smartphone has only one camera on its back. If you have budget limitations or prioritize other features over a multi-camera system, this single camera setup can be a suitable choice. The autofocus is an important feature in this smartphone. Autofocus helps the camera to focus on a subject automatically, which ensures that the resulting photo or video is clear and sharp. Moto X Play is equipped with a basic camera setup, and it does not have any advanced features. Basic camera setups are designed to fulfill the needs of users who prioritize affordability and basic photography requirements.
|GSM 2G bands||850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|Network coverage||2G / 3G / 4G|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n|
|Bluetooth||v4.0, A2DP, LE|
|Headphone||3.5 mm jack|
The Motorola Moto X Play supports 4G/LTE networks. 4G networks are widely used around the world and have become the standard for mobile networks in many countries. The Motorola Moto X Play like all modern smartphones, is capable of connecting to Wi-Fi networks. Wi-Fi allows devices to connect to the network from anywhere within range of the wireless access point, making it easier to work or access the internet from different locations or on different devices.
The Moto X Play supports the latest Bluetooth standards, which offers faster data transfer speeds, better range, and improved reliability compared to previous versions of Bluetooth. The Moto X Play has a GPS receiver. Many fitness and activity tracking apps rely on GPS to accurately measure and record outdoor activities such as running, cycling, hiking, or tracking routes. The Moto X Play has a built-in NFC chip, which allows it to support various NFC applications and services such as contactless payments, data transfer, and access control.
The Moto X Play phone has built-in FM radio. During emergencies or natural disasters when cellular networks may be congested or disrupted, FM radio can provide a reliable source of information and emergency alerts. The Moto X Play has a microUSB port. MicroUSB is a type of USB connector that was commonly used on older smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. The Moto X Play smartphone has a 3.5 mm headphone jack. A 3.5 mm headphone jack is a small round port, that allows you to connect wired headphones or earphones to the device.
|Type||Li-Ion 3630 mAh, non-removable|
The Li-Ion 3630 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The Moto X Play does not have a removable battery. The battery is integrated into the phone's design and is not intended to be removed or replaced by the user.
|Sensors||accelerometer, light, proximity|
|Specials||Corning Gorilla Glass 3, Dual SIM|
Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The Motorola Moto X Play smartphone has an accelerometer. The presence of an accelerometer in smartphones enables a range of interactive and intuitive functionalities that enhance the user experience and enable innovative applications. When an object, such as your hand or face, comes close to the sensor of Moto X Play, it triggers a response that can be used for specific functions or features.
The light sensor is a type of sensor in a smartphone that enables it to measure the intensity of light around the device. The Dual SIM capability of Motorola Moto X Play phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. Corning Gorilla Glass is a type of chemically strengthened super-glass.
The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Motorola Moto X Play, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.
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